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That in all times, mediocrity has dominated, that is indubitable; but that it reigns more than ever, that it is becoming absolutel ...
What children learn from punishment is that might makes right. When they are old and strong enough, they will try to get their own ...
I have known no experience more distressing than the discovery that Negroes didn't love me. Unutterable loneliness claimed me. I f ...
The missionary is no longer a man, a conscience. He is a corpse, in the hands of a confraternity, without family, without love, wi ...
At this very moment,... the most frightful horrors are taking place in every corner of the world. People are being crushed, slashe ...
If sometimes our poor people have had to die of starvation, it is not that God didn't care for them, but because you and I didn't ...
It requires a surgical operation to get a joke well into a Scotch understanding. The only idea of wit, or rather that inferior var ...
No more distressing moment can ever face a British government than that which requires it to come to a hard, fast and specific dec ...
A country losing touch with its own history is like an old man losing his glasses, a distressing sight, at once vulnerable, unsure ...
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